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How to find free Wi-Fi anywhere in the world

Find free Wi-Fi hotspots without using any data at all.

By September 30, 2015


SmartThings Hub (Second Generation)

SmartThings' impressive performance and wide array of potential applications make it easy to recommend, but its underwhelming app adds a lot of frustration to an otherwise excellent system.

By September 21, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 21, 2015

Insteon Hub Pro (HomeKit-enabled)

If you're an iOS user looking to schedule lights and appliances to turn on and off through a single app, then Insteon's HomeKit-compatible Hub fits the bill, and it has the potential to get even better, but as of now, it's too limited to recommend.

By September 19, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating September 19, 2015

MSRP: $149.99


Google OnHub Router

The cool design and easy setup of Google's OnHub router can't make up for its lack of features and average performance out of the box -- though the promise of future software updates offer the potential for big improvements.

By August 31, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating August 31, 2015

How we chose a hub for the CNET Smart Home

Here's why we're using SmartThings' second-generation hub as the foundation for the CNET Smart Home (for now, at least).

By September 23, 2015

Editors' Take

CastleOS CastleHub

With claims of wide product compatibility, Cortana and Kinect-powered voice control, and Windows 10 built right in, this ambitious smart-home hub is promising the moon.

By August 4, 2015

MSRP: $499.00


SmartThings' next-gen hub does more

Samsung's SmartThings brand is back with an all-new $99 ZigBee and Z-Wave hub. But some lingering flaws hold it back from greatness.

By September 21, 2015


Samsung adds smarts to its next-gen SmartThings Hub (pictures)

Take a tour of the second-generation SmartThings Hub and its assorted sensors.

11 Images By September 21, 2015


Insteon's HomeKit Hub still has room to grow

We see potential in this Apple-friendly smart home hub. But for now, it's too limited for our tastes.

By September 19, 2015


Insteon's new smart home hub syncs up with Siri (pictures)

The Insteon Hub Pro is a HomeKit-compatible smart home control center. We put it through its paces in the CNET Smart House.

10 Images By September 19, 2015